Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Commissioners attend pinning ceremony for Vietnam Veterans

The Board of Mesa County Commissioners, in conjunction with Mesa County Veterans Services, honored Mesa County Vietnam Veterans and their families at a recognition ceremony Monday, Aug. 20, at the Mesa County Fairgrounds.
The Board of Mesa County Commissioners attends the Vietnam Veterans Pinning Ceremony on Monday.
Veterans line up with flags to welcome pinning ceremony attendees to the Mesa County Fairgrounds.
The Commemoration provides Vietnam Veteran Lapel Pins at dignified public presentations to living U.S. military veterans, who served in the U.S. Armed Forces during the Vietnam War, as a lasting memento of the nation's gratitude.
Mesa County Commissioner John Justman, right, and Mesa County Veterans Services Officer Brian Oney.

Commissioner Scott McInnis (right) speaks with Mesa County Veterans Services Officer Brian Oney on Monday. 
The Board of Mesa County Commissioners recognize the more than 9 million heroes who served during a difficult chapter in our county's history and pay tribute to those we have laid to rest.

Mesa County Landfill Director and Marine Corps Veteran, Barrett Jensen catches up with Mesa County Commissioner Rose Pugliese at the pinning event on Monday.  
Living United States Veterans who served on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces at any time during the period of November 1, 1955 to May 15, 1975, regardless of location, are eligible to receive one lapel pin.

Vietnam Veterans from Mesa County are given a lapel pin and a proclamation from the Board of Mesa County Commissioners and Mesa County Veterans Services.

To learn more about Vietnam War Commemoration Pinning Events: Click here.

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